The Night Café in Istedgade – which is the Red Light district in Copenhagen – had more than 6,300 visitors in 2015, despite being open only two or three nights a week from midnight till 5 am. On average 65 women visited the café in 2015 each night;
Bringing joy to hospital patients through music
Very sick children and relatives can spend a long time in hospital, or be hospitalised repeatedly. In the begin- ning, games like PlayStation or watching videos can be fun. But after a while, hospital life becomes boring as well as full of pain, uncertainty and anxiety.
A hospice for childrens
Hospices for children and young people have existed for years in England, Scotland and Germany, and in 2010 the Nordic region’s first hospice for children and young people opened in Sweden.
The rise in homelessness among youth
The number of homeless people under 25 in Denmark is growing at a rapid rate – reported figures jumped from 633 in 2009 to 1,138 in 2013.1 However, these figures do not include another large group of young people without a home .
Promoting social cohesion
Coming from different cultures and backgrounds, it can sometimes be difficult for ethnic minority groups in Europe to feel integrated into the community.
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